Aadhaar Card Update: How to update your Aadhaar card details online
Aadhar card authorizes identification for every Indian. This card is managed by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in India. UIDAI information is not accessible to public and private agencies. The Aadhar Enrolment process is free of cost. As long as requirements and conditions are fulfilled, the UIDAI will allot an Aadhaar card to that person.
Aadhaar number is the 12-digit number issued to the citizens of India by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). This 12-digits unique number will help as proof of cardholder’s identification and address everywhere in India. It also has Biometricand Demographic data linked to it. Aadhar never collects profiling details (like caste, language, and religion). Also, it is mandatory for every Indian resident who has identification documents. However, Aadhaar is directly linked to a host of government subsidies and benefits and it is also a mandatory document for all citizens of India. All details, which are uploaded here, are fully safe.
Aadhaar is an important and mandatory identification document that helps the citizen of India in many ways. In the prime document for address verification and individual identification Aadhar card is accepted in every government and private organization.
Aadhaar is now also a mandatory document for the Rashaan cardholders as they will only get the Rashaan when their Rashaan card has been linked to the Aadhaar. Due to its biometric identification data it is very easy to identify someone’s details. If in any case, a cardholder lost his or her child and child have also a zero information about his/her parent, then by scanning the child’s fingers or eyelids of that lost child police can get all the major details about the child.
The government of India made it a mandated to link Aadhaar card with citizen’s permanent account number (PAN) card, so the demographic details must need to match in every document. A registered mobile number should also be linked to Aadhaar for accessing Aadhaar services online. In case of updating the residential address, this is the simple procedures to follow:
For Updating the address on Aadhaar card
In several cases when we have to settle in other cities or towns for work, business, or marriage, then we have to update our address. Anyone can update it online with the help of the mobile number which is registered on Aadhaar. It can be simply done on the Aadhaar self-service Portal. However, it is mandatory to do it through a registered mobile number because the user will receive a one-time password (OTP) for logging in. If the cardholder wants any Demographic or Biometric update then he/she have to pay Rs. 50 (inclusive of GST). Whereas, mandatory biometric updates do not charge any cost.
Firstly, the user will have to visit https://uidai.gov.in/. After this, select ‘Update your address online’ option which will be under the ‘Update Aadhaar’ section of the website. This click will redirect you to the Aadhaar Self Service Update Portal on a fresh tab. Assure that users have a good internet connection.
Now you have to select the option of “update with the valid address proof”
When the user will select this option, he/she have to follow below-mentioned steps in order to complete the procedure
- Log in using the Aadhaar number then complete the CAPTCHA process and then enter the OTP given and then select ‘Update Address via Address Proof’ tab. Kindly, do not share received OTP with any other person.
- Insert the latest address there and select the Preview tab.
- The preview of the new address will be shown, tick the checkbox below and click on the Submit tab.
- Select the Document type which you want to provide like passport, bank passbook, ration card, voter ID card, etc. Now, upload the scanned copy of the document and select the Submit tab. Crosscheck once, that details scanned on a submission copy are clear or not.
- The page will generate a URN (Update request number). Take the snap(photo) of it for future reference.
- Then within 48 hours, your address will get updated.
By these simple steps, you can easily update your address on Aadhaar card
In case your address don’t get the validation then you can still get the address updated online with the help of Address Validation Letter sent by UIDAI
On the official website of UIDAI.
Updation of mobile number and name on Aadhaar card?
The changes in biometric or other demographic data such as name, date of birth, gender, relation, mobile, and email, the resident can be done by visiting the UIDAI enrollment center. You can locate the nearest enrollment center by selecting the ‘Locate Enrolment Center’ tab on uidai.gov.in. The agent working there in Aadhar Enrolment Center will change the mobile number from the Aadhaar cardholder Database.
Original documents will be needed for the update at an enrollment center which will be handed back to the user once they get scanned and then all the fresh details will be uploaded. Here are some major documents which can ok best like passport, voter id, driving license, etc.
While online and postal updation of Aadhaar doesn’t charge any cost, if you visit the enrollment center for updating Aadhar card, then the cardholder will have to pay Rs 50 (exclusive of GST). Earlier this cost was Rs. 25 but now it is increased to Rs. 50.
So, it seems now the updation of details on Aadhaar is the big game for you and hope so now you can do it in a couple of times, with the easiest ways available online as well as offline, without any hassle.
If there is any major mistake in Aadhar cardholder’s card then it is mandatory to update his or her card. Updating the Aadhar is mandatory because this card works a cardholder’s identity and, in any case, if the government found cardholder’s details mismatched or wrong then the cardholder will be punished. So, it is mandatory that cardholder always update his or her data and details accurate.
Aadhar card is mandatory for every Indian resident who has identification documents. For more information on Aadhaar do visit the official website of UIDAI.
Question1: Do receive OTP is valid for 1 day?
Answer: No, received OTP is valid for only 30 minutes.
Question2: Reason for not receiving OTP on contact number.
Answer: If the cardholder doesn’t receive OTP then maybe the entered number was incorrect or maybe the contact number was not registered.
Question3: How a cardholder updates his or her Aadhar card?
Answer: A cardholder can update his or her Aadhar by both, online and offline processes.